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"Monument City": The Socio-Spatial Violence of Baltimore’s Confederate Monuments (2021)
DOCUMENT Citation Only C. Lorin Brace VI.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Archaeology of Urban Dissonance: Violence, Friction, and Change" , at the 2021 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. As monuments celebrating the Confederacy have come down in cities across the country in recent months, following the protests sparked by the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and numerous other Black Americans, debates have raged over the country’s legacies of slavery and racism. Some argue that...